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Quick Disconnect (QD) Torque Specs

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

posted by Ryan at 3:25 PM

Quick Disconnect, or QD bushings, are a common bushing used for V-belt sheaves.  QD bushings use standard fasteners that should be torqued to a specified value.  Not using a torque wrench to verify installation torque could create a safety issue.  Use the below chart to find the proper torque value that should be used for installation of your QD bushing:


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